About St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church

The latest news from St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Plantation, Florida.

Ash Wednesday 2016

Ash Wednesday February 10th, 2016

We will have 11 Masses. More than any other Church in Broward County! Ashes will be distributed at all Masses.

6:00 a.m.

7:00 a.m.

8:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m. (School Mass)

12 Noon

3:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

8:30 p.m. (Spanish Mass)

Chapel & Prayer Garden Open Daily

Lent 2016

DAILY MASS SCHEDULE Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 12 Noon Saturday – 8:30 a.m. Masses in Spanish Wednesday 7:00 p.m. & Sunday 7:30 p.m. STATIONS OF THE CROSS Immediately following the 12:00 noon Mass On Friday and at 7:00 p.m. Friday Night Stations of the Cross (Spanish) Immediately following the 7:00 p.m. Mass On Wednesday Evenings ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT Friday 9:00 a.m. continuing until 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel RECONCILIATION (Confession) All Saturdays 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 30 minutes before all Sunday Masses except 7:30 a.m. Mass Saturday March 26th from 9:00 -10:00 a.m. and 3:00-4:00 p.m. and special Confession schedules during Lent on Friday, March 4th 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. & Saturday March 5th 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. LENTEN PENITENTIAL SERVICE Tuesday March 22nd at 7:00p.m.

Lenten Guidelines

Lent runs from Ash Wednesday, February 10th until the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday. The Easter triduum is celebrated from Holy Thursday evening until evening prayer on Easter Sunday. Both Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of abstinence from meat for all who are 14 years and older. They are also days of fast (one full meal and two small meals, with nothing eaten between meals) for adults from 18 to 59 years of age. All Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence from meat for those 14 years and older.

Women’s Guild Annual New Member Installation Ceremony & Celebration

It’s one of the highlights of our Women’s Guild family year – Our 56th Annual New Member Installation Ceremony! We will also have our “international mingling” to celebrate the 22+ different cultural backgrounds of our membership. What: 56th Annual New Member Installation Ceremony & Celebration: dinner of appetizers, celebration cake, our international mingling, door prizes, raffles and a 50/50. When: Tues. January 19th. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Where: St. Gregory’s Parish Center. Who: All women of the Parish and their friends. We especially look forward to seeing all our new members, and extend a warm welcome to our new women parishioners. Cost: $8 guests; $25 for your annual membership. Questions: Call Karen 954-560-4005. Not a member yet? There’s still time to activate your membership! The Women’s Guild is a social ministry that serves as a support network for all women of the Parish, connecting them with one another and the Parish community. Members foster friendships through fun social, service and spiritual activities both at St. Gregory’s and the surrounding community. We are a diverse, dynamic group ages 20’s–90’s from over 22 different cultural backgrounds. We also are a welcoming arm for women of the Parish. We meet the 3rd Tues., Sept–May, 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center.

Matthew 25

Matthew 25 will be holding its first meeting of the year on Tuesday, January 12th at 7:30 p.m. in the Gymnatorium Meeting Room 2 (outside the gym and the door to the right.) We will be discussing the events for the coming year. All members are invited to attend or anyone who has an interest in learning more about the Matthew 25 Ministry. If you have an event you would like to initiate and coordinate, we would love to hear from you too.

Attention Married Couples!

Just as you celebrate a special occasion, why not celebrate your marriage by going on a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend! Our next date is February 26th, 2016. Please register today before February 5th, 2016 and receive a discount. To register, go to FLSE-wwme.org or call Roberto and Maria Ibarra at home: 954-972-8129 or e mail: robmar1987@outlook.com. You may also contact Fran and Frank Kulzer at 954-804-0661.

ST. GREGORY’S LIFE AFTER FIFTY FELLOWSHIP

Come join us in the Parish Center on Wednesday, Jan. 13th for our New Year Celebration with Champagne Toast and BINGO. We will be playing seven games of BINGO with 3 cards costing $5 or 9 cards for $10. Bingo daubers $1. The meal will consist of our large tasty dinner hot dogs and sides. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. All parishioners over the age of 50 years are welcome as a guest for $10. Membership for the 2016 year includes 12 meetings with dinner and entertainment for $50 or $10 monthly until you reach $50. You may be a winner of a lovely centerpiece, door prize, or 50/50. Donations of dessert, soda or wine/beer are appreciated. Come learn about and sign up for a variety of wonderful outings i.e. dinner shows, bus trips, and cruises that are planned for 2016. Ted Veskosky, president 954-577-5676. Maria Dias, outings 954-472-0798.